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Mat Care Guide

Now more than ever, Mat Care is on our mind... but how do you know which product is the best for your mat? We've made it easy! Check out our Mat Care Guide.

Manduka Care Solutions

Deodorize, condition, or deep clean your yoga mats with ease. Looking after your yoga mat correctly is a critical part to maintaining the performance, lifespan and hygiene of your mat. Manduka has the proper mat care solution to help ensure your mat’

What makes Manduka Mat Care Solutions better than homemade solutions?

To put it simply: ingredients and preparation. It’s true, our product, just like homemade solutions, is built on water and essential oil. But, as we all know, water and oil don’t mix – at least not without a lot of help. That’s why we add a bio-based

Understanding your mat before you refresh, restore, or thoroughly clean.

Understanding the different materials used in our Manduka mats is important, as there are different methods needed to deep clean them. PRO Series – PRO, PROlite, PRO Travel – These mats are made using a closed-cell material, meaning nothing can be ab

How often should I clean my mat?

Every time you use your mat, your body is releasing skin and sweat onto the surface. Over time, those materials invite bacteria to grow (which is what causes odor). We recommend using Manduka’s Mat Wash and Refresh after every practice to help reduce

How often should the mat be thoroughly cleaned? (COVID-19)

This is a great question. Generally speaking, you only want to deep clean your yoga mat when you feel it has been exposed to germs. If you are practicing at home and no one in your home is sick, you really don’t need to deep clean your mat very often

Won't essential oils make my mat slippery?

Most yoga mats are closed-cell construction, meaning they don’t absorb any liquid. Therefore, when you apply any liquids to the surface, they stay there until removed. If you were to apply essential oil directly to your mat, it would become quite sli

Can I clean my yoga mat with disinfectant wipes?

Using these products on your yoga mat probably isn’t the best solution. To begin, in order for a disinfectant to be effective, the entire surface needs to be visibly wet for a certain period of time (usually 4 to 5 minutes). This may be difficult to

Can I clean my mat with any chemicals?

We do NOT recommend using harsh chemicals such as bleach on mats. Only when necessary, we would recommend a minimum use of natural botanical disinfectants, following all the directions for use, and making sure to thoroughly rinse the mat afterwards.